February 26, 2009

VACATION'S OVER, PAL:

Binyam Mohamed: Britain is too cold after Guantanamo Bay (Ben Leach, 26 Feb 2009, Daily Telegraph)

Binyam Mohamed, the British resident released from US detention base Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, has told friends that Britain is too cold. [...]

[S]ince arriving back in the country the former Al Qaeda suspect has told supporters he is finding it difficult to adjust to the British climate after four years in Cuba.

Temperatures at the detention centre at this time of year are about 26C, compared with 10C in London.

Moazzem Begg, a fellow former Guantanamo detainee, said Mr Mohamed was in "good spirits" but was struggling to cope with the weather, according to the Daily Express newspaper.

He added: "He's been wearing a jacket most of the time.


One of these days I'm going to have that talk with my son, the one when he asks me what satire was.

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